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Comic books January 1945

  • Vol. 26 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 26 #2

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  • Vol. 12 #1
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 12 #1
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #94
    Ace Comics (1937) 94
    • One staple (manufacturing).
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, scripts by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Private Breger Abroad strips by Dave Breger. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. Just Kids strips by A.D. Carter. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #16
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  • Vol. 9 #2
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 9 #2

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  • Vol. 3 #1
    Acolyte (1942-1946 Francis T. Laney) Vol. 3 #1

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  • Issue #80
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 80
    Published Jan 1945 by DC.

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    2nd appearance of Mr. Mxyztplk--later called Mxyzptlk (1st appearance on cover) - Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. Mr. Mxyztplk Returns starring Superman, script by Don Cameron (signed as Jerry Siegel), art by Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster). The Riddle of the Reservoir starring Congo Bill, art by John Daly. The Pillage of the Parthenon starring The Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton). The Hair that Wasn't There starring Hayfoot Henry, art by Thurston Harper. Tumbling Timber starring Zatara, art by William F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1945
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jan 1945

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  • Issue #95
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 95

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. The Riddle of the Rembrandt, art by Gil Kane; Wes and Sandy, while visiting a museum, discover a fake Rembrandt hanging on the wall, so Wes offers to buy the piece from the curator. Victory Makes Hay starring The Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Professor Plays Safe starring Starman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin. The Honest Crook starring Genius Jones, art by Stan Kaye. Conquest Doesn't Pay starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Maurice Del Bourgo. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Air Ace Vol. 2 (1945) 7

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  • Vol. 23 #4
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  • Issue #63
    All American Comics (1939) 63
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1488429007

    Cover art by Paul Reinman. The Garrulous Mr. Gabb, art by Paul Reinman; Green Lantern's headaches just begin when a local radio station's advice editor doesn't know when to keep his mouth shut when not on the air! The McCarty Brothers starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Joseph Greene, art by Stan Aschmeier. Stories of Spanish Inland Explorers--Picture Stories from American History, script by M. C. Gaines, art by Don Cameron. Red in Enemy Territory starring Red, White and Blue, art by Joe Gallagher. Tank Takes a Turn for the Worst starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    All Winners Comics (1941) 14
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case; Other - see grading notes
    • 5" crack to upper back side of slab.
    • Label #1027433009

    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. Twenty Million Missing, art by Allen Simon; A clever gang of jewel thieves, possessing underwater speed suits, ray guns and a disguised underwater hideout, lead the Sub-Mariner on a merry chase as he attempts to recover stolen jewels. Monstro, the Mad Jap starring Captain America, script, art by Vince Alascia; Cap and Bucky must face the evil genius of a Japanese man who sends free jigsaw puzzles into American factories, then whose pieces can pick up designs of important American weapons. Kidnapper's Folly, inks by Al Fagaly; Wealthy Melton Loard is kidnapped, and the kidnappers notify the Whizzer, hoping to draw him into a trap so that they can collect the ransom. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    All-Select Comics (1943) 5

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. The Bamboo Knife Butcher, pencils by Vince Alascia, inks by Al Bellman; Natives exert a strange influence over a man and he sends his nephew's mother a shrunken head and claims it is her son; Her son is still alive, however, and Captain America and Bucky rescue him and send the uncle plunging to his doom. The Shadow of the Stalking Death starring the Human Torch, art by Al Bellman. Speed For Sale starring Whizzer, pencils by Jack Binder, inks by Al Gabriele. The Mystery of the Great Lakes starring the Sub-Mariner, art by Bob Powell. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    America's Best Comics (1942) 12
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #12(#14)
    America's Best Comics (1942) Canadian 12(#14)

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    Canadian Edition (incorrectly numbered #14 on cover and in indicia). Reprints issue 12 of American series with reduced page count and fewer stories. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #253
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  • Issue #12
    Animal Comics (1941) 12
    Published Jan 1945 by Dell.

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    Cover by Walt Kelly. Stories by Walt Kelly, Roger Garis, H.R. McBride, John Stanley, Rube Grossman, Otto Feuer, Tom Golden, and Otto Feuer. Funny Animal Comics featuring such characters as Albert the Alligator, Uncle Wiggily, Hector the Henpecked Rooster, Albert the Alligator, Cilly Goose, Blackie, and Raggedy Animals. Two-page text story, "Albert's Picnic." Walt Kelly back cover ("Elephunnies"). 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 320 #1
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 320 #1

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  • Vol. 4 #10
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  • Vol. 34 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 34 #5

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    Volume 34, Issue 5 - January, 1945. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The Mixed Men" by A.E. Van Vogt. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
    Atlas Mystery (1943-1945 Digest) 1st Series 14

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    Issue 14 - "Murder Will In" written by Carolyn Wells. Softcover Digest, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 21

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  • Issue #26
    Batman (1940) 26
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1945 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2112852008
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    • 4 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Twenty-Ton Robbery!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); The Cavalier returns in disguise to acquire a new mob that he plans to use to rob the city blind, but the theft of a whale undoes his plans. "Recipe for Revenge!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred criticizes Bruce and Dick for not eating healthy meals, because of the crime-fighting activities, so he heads to the market to stock up on "good" food and runs headlong into a case he thinks that only he can solve. "The Year 3000!", script by Joseph Greene, art by Dick Sprang; In the year 3000, a man, who is the direct descendant of Bruce Wayne, and his son, run across a time capsule containing the exploits of Batman and Robin, and don those guises in order to fight and rally support against a warlord named Fura. "Night Rider" text story by Tod Lowry. "Crime Comes to Lost Mesa!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Two criminals enlist the aid of an Indian medicine man as a cover to allow them to rob the tribal temple of its riches. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #337
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #338
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #339
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #340
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #62
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  • Issue #52
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 52
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached.
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    Joe Palooka, the Skyman, Sparky Watts, Charlie Chan, Captain Yank, Dixie Dugan, Vic Jordan, Bo, and the Face. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
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  • Issue #13
    Black Hood Comics (1943) 13

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    "The Case of the Curious Coin"; A cursed coin starts making the rounds and who ever possesses it is left short changed or worse--dead. "The Case of the Stylish Corpse," art by Irv Novick; Trigger Tomasi vs. Henri and Claudette. "The Last Laugh" text story by Harry Kames. "Rescued By a Rat" starring the Flying Dragons, Baron Shtunk, and the Japanese; art by Bill Vigoda. "The Case of the Magic Sword," art by Al Fagaly; Black Hood finds Excalibur and returns it to the Lady of the Lake. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1945
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Jan 1945

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  • Issue #4
    Blue Bolt Vol. 05 (1944) 4

    Cover by Joe Donohoe. Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Ray Gill, John Jordan, Jim Wilcox, Robert Pious, Pam Robinson, Harold DeLay, David T. Marke, Milt Hammer and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #52. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Sergeant Spook and Jerry investigate robberies that happen during radio shows hosted by "The Ghost." Cap Hawkins tells the true story of the US military's K-9 Corps of service dogs. Blue Bolt and Charlie head to a new airfield in New Guinea, only to learn that reporter Marg Hesslin is already there...and already in danger. Dick Cole; Fearless Fellers; Cap Hawkins Tales; Edison Bell; Edison Bell's Simplified Plans; The Avalanche; Sergeant Spook: The Ghost Goes Wild!; Sparkling Secret; Krisko & Jasper; Blue Bolt; Bluebolts and Nuts; Sniffy. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1945
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Jan 1945

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  • Vol. 30 #1
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  • Issue #44
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 44
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    Captain America stars in "The Prophet of Hate!" (art by Vince Alascia), "The Graveyard of Ships," and "Midnight Means Murder." The Human Torch stars in "The Bandit Murder Gang!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Captain Flight Comics (1944) 6

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    Stories and art by Ken Battefield, Fred Schwab, Dick Beck, Otto Eppers and Fred Guardineer. Aviator hero Captain Flight battles the Axis by air during World War II. A small village asks Captain Flight to help it defeat a terrorist force. FBI agent Steve Drake becomes crimefighter The Black Cobra, while his brother Bob becomes the Cobra Kid. A profile of real-life WWII aviator and war hero Dick Bong, who battled Axis forces over New Guinea. Cover features art possibly by Harvey. K. Fuller. The Murder Maestro; The Black Cobra: Death Declares a Dividend; Mr. Wise Guy; Salute to a Policeman; Flight Heroes; Red Rocket: Merry Maidens of Mercury; Ace Reynolds: Vultures Die At Dawn; Kitty Kelly: Courage Cures a Coward; The Isle of Missing Men. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 42

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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Al Liederman and unknown. Mr. Mind creates a new monster that grows a new head whenever one is cut off. Captain Marvel manages to turn the heads against each other, then captures Mr. Mind, but a masked stranger enters and knocks Billy out in "The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 21: The Unholy Hydra!" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Plus: George Hammond has invented a camera that can take pictures from the future, and dishonest photographer Slick Fokus plans a bank robbery for a time when he learns from Hammond's camera that Captain Marvel and most of the city will be on the other side of town in "Captain Marvel in St. Paul, Minnesota"! Also: Professor Putter has invented a machine that can predict different possibilities, but his assistant turns out to be a Nazi spy who wants to know what would happen if Captain Marvel joined Hitler. Even worse, that future seems to be coming true in "Captain Marvel In the World of If" with story by Otto Binder. And: Billy meets brothers Happy and Jolly Smith, who want to give toys from their factory to the children at the Creedmore Orphanage, but their miserly older brother Gouge refuses to consider it. It's up to Captain Marvel to persuade Gouge to change his mind so that the orphans can have a merry Christmas in "The Plot Against Christmas"! Plus: Captain Kid in an untitled 1-pager with art by Al Liederman. And: 2-page text story "Thirty Fathom Courage" by Ross H. Davis. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 26

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  • Issue #27
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 27

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  • Vol. 2 #1
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  • Vol. 16 #8
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 16 #8

    Volume 16, Issue 8 - January 1945. Features creative stories, poems, rebuses, recipes, activities, crafts, science experiments, and health articles for children. 6-in. x 9-in. 52 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Complete Comics (1945) 2

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  • Vol. 5 #6
    Complete Cowboy Novel Magazine (1939-1950 Blue Ribbon Magazines) Pulp Vol. 5 #6

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  • Vol. 14 #1
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 14 #1

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  • Issue #4
    Contact Comics (1944) 4

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "Ground Crew," art by L. B. Cole; A tribute to ground crews that support the war effort. "The Story of the Priceless Paintings," art by Rudy Palais; Golden Eagle helps a freedom fighter to smuggle two oil paintings to the French Resistance. "Airborne!"; A story of how Sgt. Schmadel was shot during combat. "The Talisman" text story; First Lt. Johnson's last flight. "Adventure Into Revenge," art by L. B. Cole; Black Venus exacts revenge on the Japanese officer who arranged the death of her fiance. "Corsair!"; Lt. Walsh and a squadron of Corsairs escorts a bomber squadron. "Warhawk" activity, art by L. B. Cole; Instructions for building a P-40 Warhawk plane out of wood. "Camera Men of the Clouds"; The role that cameras and the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit play in the war effort is portrayed. Untitled story, art by George Appel; The Tomahawk Squadron is ordered to wear regulation military uniforms during combat operations. "American Armada"; article on American airplane war production and the possible uses for these planes after the war. "No Ice Today," script and pencils by Carmine Infantino; An historical account of how ice build-up on planes is reduced and/or eliminated. "Forecast of the Future," art by Tom Van Buren; A speculative story on the future of airplanes in society. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 15

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    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse"; "The Goop" art by Bill Hudson; "Rufus" art by Ken Hultgren; "Hiram the Helpful Horse"; "Trotter"; "Whammy the Zimzam Kid"; and "Iglik the Eskimo" art by Bill Martin. Illustrated text stories: "Fun with Ferdinand: The Woodlands Magicians Does Some Foxy Tricks!" by Alexander Samalman; and "Snip and Snap: Two Patriotic Terriers Score a Big Success!" by Mickey Klar Marks. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Crack Detective (1942-1949 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 6 #1

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